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Basic Rider Course

Basic Rider Course
8/9/2020, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Room 138, Lake Career & Technical Center, 269 Dare Blvd, Camdenton, MO 65020, USA,

The Basic Rider Course is aimed at the beginner or re-entry rider. The course provides fundamentals of safe, responsible motorcycle riding and will include classroom instruction and practical riding in a controlled, off-street environment. The course concludes with a knowledge test and skill evaluation.  Successful completion of this course allows waiver of the written & road test portions by the Missouri State Highway Patrol for motorcycle licensing in Missouri.


  • Helmet - Full-face and 3/4 helmets are acceptable provided that they meet minimum DOT certification.
  • Sturdy, over-the-ankle footwear with little to no heel (boots), no canvas shoes
  • Long pants (denim or leather jeans preferred, no holes)
  • Long-sleeve shirt or jacket that reaches the wrist
  • Full-finger gloves not open on the back of the hand (motorcycle, garden, mechanics or batting gloves are acceptable)
  • Eye protection (face shield, goggles, ordinary glasses or sunglasses)
  • Motorcycles will be furnished, you cannot use your own.

**Student must be a MINIMUM of 15 ½ years old the day the course begins and be able to ride a bicycle. Anyone under 18 years of age must have parent/guardian sign the liability form before attending the class. **  

Once your enrollment is received, you receive a booklet via mail with instructions to read and bring with you to class.  When you pass the course, you will be issued a certification card good for one year to present to the DMV office that waives the written and riding portions of the Missouri State Highway Patrol test for the motorcycle endorsement in Missouri.

Classes are held regardless of weather conditions, so dress appropriately.  REFUNDS WILL NOT BE ISSUED IF YOU DO NOT PASS THE COURSE. 

Classes are held regardless of weather conditions, so dress appropriately.

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